Academic Advising Nbr. 16 - Research Methods

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Academic advising in higher education today is a complex process requiring knowledge about the informational, relational, and conceptual components of advising. Advisors use specialized knowledge and skills to help their students achieve their educational goals while encouraging their behavioral and intellectual development. --- This quiz covers Quantitative Research.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Select the types of Quantitative Research. (Choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      Casual-Correlational Research

    • B. 

      Survey Research, Correlational Research

    • C. 

      Experimental Research, Single-Subject Research

    • D. 

      Causal-Comparative Research

    • E. 

      Narrative Research, Multiple-Subject Research

  • 2. 
    Which of the below are valid Single-subject research designs? (Choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      A-B

    • B. 

      A-B-C

    • C. 

      A-B-A

    • D. 

      A-B-A-B

    • E. 

      Alternating Treatments

  • 3. 
    Which of the below terms are related to Correlational Research? (Choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      Prediction studies

    • B. 

      Pearson r and Spearman rho

    • C. 

      Factorial Analysis

    • D. 

      Curvilinear Relationship

    • E. 

      Regression to the extreme

  • 4. 
    Which of the below are types of surveys? (Choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      Pre-experimental

    • B. 

      Trend

    • C. 

      Cohort

    • D. 

      Reliable

    • E. 

      Panel

  • 5. 
    Which of the below terms and phrases are related to Causal-Comparative Research? (Choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      Retrospective and Prospective

    • B. 

      Control Group

    • C. 

      Organismic Variable

    • D. 

      Mortality

    • E. 

      T test and chi square

  • 6. 
    Which of the below concepts are related to evaluating the External Validity of an Experimental Research design? (Choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      Treatment Diffusion

    • B. 

      Pre-test / Post-test control group

    • C. 

      John Henry Effect

    • D. 

      Placebo Effect

    • E. 

      Longitudinal Survey

  • 7. 
    Which of the below terms are related to evaluating the Internal Validity of an Experimental Research design? (Choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      History

    • B. 

      Pretest Sensitization

    • C. 

      Maturation

    • D. 

      Eta coefficient

    • E. 

      Instrumentation

  • 8. 
    A good survey design... (Choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      ...includes questions unrelated to the purpose of the survey to disguise the survey's purpose.

    • B. 

      ...defines or explains ambiguous terms.

    • C. 

      ...is long enough for the survey-taker to become tired enough to answer questions honestly.

    • D. 

      ...organizes items from the general to the specific.

    • E. 

      ...tricks the survey-taker to answer honestly.

  • 9. 
    Which of the below statements are true? (Choose all that are true)
    • A. 

      The alternating treatment design involves the rapid alternation of treatments for the subject.

    • B. 

      In Causal-Comparative research, matching is a technique for equating groups on one or more variables.

    • C. 

      The term statistical significance indicates the probability that the results of the study would have occurred due to chance anyway.

    • D. 

      Qualitative analysis is of higher Quality than Quantitative analysis.

    • E. 

      Internal and External Validity is not a concern in Experimental Research designs because every aspect of the experiment is controlled for.

  • 10. 
    Quantitative research describes current conditions, investigates relations, and studies cause-effect relationships.    Select one answer below.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Almost. Quantitative research also investigates the ultimate cause of the problem being studied in its own environment.

    • D. 

      Quantitative - Qualitative... its all the same anyway.

    • E. 

      Neither true nor false.